BY: Jahkai .K. Hardy
The City of budapest which is divided by the Danube River is one of the most scenic places in the world. In 2011, according to the census, Budapest had 1.74 million inhabitants down from its 1989 peak of 2.1 million due to substantiation Budapest became a single city occupying both banks of the river danube with its unification on 17 November 1873 of buda and obuda, on the west bank, with pest, on the east bankThe history of Budapest began with aquincum, originally a celtic settlement that became the roman capital of pannonia inferior. hungarians arrived in the territory in the 9th century. Their first settlement was pillaged by the mongols in 1241–42. The re-established town became one of the centres of renaissance humanist culture by the 15th century Following the battle of mohacs and nearly 150 years of ottoman rule, the region entered a new age of prosperity in the 18th and 19th centuries, and Budapest became a global city after its unification in 1873. It also became the second capital of the austrohungarian, a great power that dissolved in 1918, following World War I. Budapest was the focal point of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, the Hungarian Republic of Councils of 1919, Operation Panzerfaust in 1944, the Battle of Budapest in 1945, and the Revolution of 1956.